The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 620 624 580
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -44
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 13 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.021% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.026% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 11
Median daily rate £318 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £258 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £431 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £273
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +22.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42027 42615 39492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.42% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28004 28221 24921
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1151 1103
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.91 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Compatibility Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the England region.

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

Compatibility Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the England region.

Compatibility Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Compatibility Testing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +23 12 £325 -24.19% 1
West Midlands - 1 £280 -
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Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 20 (45.45%) QA
2 19 (43.18%) Regression Testing
2 19 (43.18%) Finance
3 18 (40.91%) ISEB
3 18 (40.91%) JIRA
4 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 16 (36.36%) Selenium
5 16 (36.36%) BDD
6 15 (34.09%) Cucumber
6 15 (34.09%) WebDriver
6 15 (34.09%) REST
6 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
6 15 (34.09%) Functional Testing
6 15 (34.09%) Performance Testing
6 15 (34.09%) Degree
6 15 (34.09%) TDD
6 15 (34.09%) Spring
6 15 (34.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (34.09%) Java
6 15 (34.09%) JMeter
7 14 (31.82%) Hibernate
7 14 (31.82%) Web Services
7 14 (31.82%) Ajax
7 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
7 14 (31.82%) Integration Testing
7 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (31.82%) System Integration Testing
7 14 (31.82%) User Stories
7 14 (31.82%) SoapUI

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (31.82%) Confluence
2 13 (29.55%) IIS
3 7 (15.91%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.55%) WordPress
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (13.64%) LDAP
1 6 (13.64%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 4 (9.09%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) JIRA
2 16 (36.36%) Selenium
3 15 (34.09%) Cucumber
3 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
3 15 (34.09%) JMeter
3 15 (34.09%) WebDriver
4 14 (31.82%) SoapUI
5 13 (29.55%) Ant
5 13 (29.55%) Gradle
5 13 (29.55%) Hudson
5 13 (29.55%) jMock
5 13 (29.55%) JUnit
5 13 (29.55%) Maven
6 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.55%) Subversion
8 1 (2.27%) Burp Suite
8 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Law
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 18 (40.91%) Test Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) Developer
4 10 (22.73%) QA Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Developer in Test
6 7 (15.91%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Java Analyst Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) QA Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Test Automation Developer
7 6 (13.64%) QA Automation Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) QA Automation Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Test Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Test Manager
8 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Java Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) REST
1 15 (34.09%) Spring
2 14 (31.82%) Ajax
2 14 (31.82%) Hibernate
2 14 (31.82%) Web Services
3 13 (29.55%) Java EE
3 13 (29.55%) JMS
3 13 (29.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) CSS3
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
5 2 (4.55%) JSON
5 2 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) RIA
3 2 (4.55%) W3C
4 1 (2.27%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Unix
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Regression Testing
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) BDD
4 15 (34.09%) Functional Testing
4 15 (34.09%) Performance Testing
4 15 (34.09%) TDD
5 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (31.82%) Integration Testing
5 14 (31.82%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
5 14 (31.82%) User Stories
6 13 (29.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (29.55%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (25.00%) Migration
8 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Dependency Management
9 7 (15.91%) Open Source
9 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
10 6 (13.64%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) Groovy
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) ISEB
2 16 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 15 (34.09%) Degree
4 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (15.91%) RHCA
5 7 (15.91%) RHCE
5 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SDET
2 1 (2.27%) WAI
2 1 (2.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) NFS
1 6 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Puppet
2 6 (13.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Atlassian
1 13 (29.55%) Rally
2 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.91%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) ArcSight
3 6 (13.64%) HP
3 6 (13.64%) NetApp
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
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